Gibson Les Paul Studio black w/ chrome 1993
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-10-11)
Price : US $531.00
This auction is for my beloved 1993 black Les Paul Studio with chrome hardware. I purchased it used in about 1997. I say it is a 1993 because the serial number on the back of the headstock is 90183435. I have not played the instrument in several years because it was on loan to a friend, but everything should work fine. The black finish is starting to dull in a few places and should be shined up if you want it to look glossier. There are a few minor paint chips that I have attempted to document in the photos. I apologize for the glare in the photos. There is also an inconsequntial crack on the edge of the fret board around the third fret side inlay marker. I have tried to show this in a close up photo. The crack has been exactly the same for ten years and does not effect playability, strength or anything else that I can think of. The toggle switch was broken when I acquired the guitar and replaced. The guitar is equipped with Schaller strap locks. This guitar is very solid and heavy, like a Les Paul should be. Many think these early Studios are superior to the current crop perpetually on sale at Guitar Center, but that's for you to decide. Overall it is a greast instrument for stage, studio or practice. I've used it for all three.
This Les Paul comes with a genuine Gibson hardshell case that is not original to the guitar. The hard case is worn on the edges and is missing the handle. On the neck end the edges do not mate perfectly. I will try to post a photo of the case in the next few days. I believe the original owner purchased it with a black Gibson gig bag, which I still have. If you would rather have the gig bag, le
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-10-11)
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